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Welcome to Mount Ida ...
The location of Mount Ida has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Mount Ida, you might consider that their post office opened in 1842.
A typical abbreviation for Mount Ida: Mt. Ida
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Ida has a population of 1,012 people<3> (see below for details).
Mount Ida is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Mount Ida lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Mount Ida: (870)
The ZIP code for Mount Ida: 71957<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Ida had an population of 1,012 people. This is a decrease of 5.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.16% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Ida had a population of 1,076 people (which is 11.34% of the total population of Montgomery County). This makes Mount Ida the county's most populous community.
The population of Mount Ida represents 0.04% of the total population of Arkansas (which has 2,915,918 people), making it the state's 184th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,076 people, the population of Mount Ida increased 9.68% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 981 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Ida.
Communities Also Named Mount Ida ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Mount Ida - they are located in Alabama, Massachusetts, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mount Ida.
Communities near Mount Ida ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mount Ida.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mount Ida. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mount Ida.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mount Ida. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mount Ida.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Ida. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mount Ida.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Ida ...
Looking for more information about Mount Ida? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Mount Ida, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Ida.
Adding Mount Ida to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Mount Ida in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Mount Ida was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Mount Ida in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Mount Ida.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024